Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Learning to Make All Voices Count: Lessons for OGP, donors,…
Michael Moses Sue Soal

Learning from the evidence on Open Government Partnership

Has Kenya’s ICT revolution triggered more citizen participation?
Nyambura Salome

Does Kenya's ICT revolution transform e-government into e-governance?

Crowdsourcing citizen feedback on district development in Ghana using interactive…
Ciana-Marie Pegus

Can crowdsourced citizen feedback about development priorities help make tools for monitoring local government more effective?

Addressing failure in ICT-enabled ‘citizen voice – government responsiveness’ interventions:…
Vanessa Herringshaw

Understanding citizen and government willingness and capacity in ICT-enabled interventions